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Reason Why Frogs Can’t Eat Vegetables

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Having a pet and making sure it is well fed with the right food is one area most pet owners go through. If you have a pet frog you have to be careful about the type of food you feed it for it to stay healthy.

You can not feed a frog with vegetables or fruits because they are carnivores. However, you can feed your pet frog with grasshoppers, locusts, earthworms, and other insects.

Giving frogs fruits or vegetables could result in impaction. Impaction is a blockage in the intestine that, if left untreated, can result in death within a few days.

You should also avoid giving your frogs human food. Yeah.. you shouldn’t.

The seasoning and other ingredients we put in our food can be harmful to frogs.

I could remember one time when a friend of mine told me about a frog he found in his backyard.

On that day, it was raining when he found the frog staying in the corner of his backyard. He tried caring for the little frog by giving it some water and leftover rice to eat.

He went and came back meeting the food the exact way he left it.

What can I feed the frog?

Earthworms, caterpillars, beetles, crickets, grasshoppers, snails, slugs, spiders, and minnows can all be eaten by frogs.

How long can frogs go without food?

Most healthy adult frogs can go 3 to 4 weeks without food, whereas average-health adult frogs may only go 1 to 2 weeks.

Adult frogs can go months without eating while hibernating. However, juvenile frogs can only survive for 1 to 3 days without food.

Can you feed frogs dead insects?

No, you should avoid feeding your pet frog with dead insects.

To obtain all of the nutrients they require, they must consume live, diverse, and gut-feeding prey.

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